No Injuries Reported in Newark Taxi Cab Fire

A fire that engulfed a taxi cab on a Route 22 in Newark had firefighters on the scene.

Heavy fire ignited the vehicle in the westbound lanes of the highway just across from Weequahic Park at around 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

The driver of the taxi managed to safely escape the vehicle after noticing smoke coming from under the hood.

Firefighters swiftly extinguished the fire with little disruption to traffic.